Most Expensive Photograph Ever Auctioned

The confirmation for most expensive photo ever sold at auction has been cultivated by Richard Prince after one of his prints fetched him $3,401,000 at Sotheby auction house in New York. This is against the previous record of $3.34 million for an Andreas Gursky diptych that got sold at Sothey’s in February 2007. This trend setting Prince Illustration is being captured from his anonymous cowboy series, wherein which he photographed pieces of Marlboro cigarette ads and got the photos engorged to a colossal size. Dating back to 2001-2002, the photo measures 100 X 66 inches and has always being a point of controversy as some people claim that he made use of other photographers’ work without giving them deserving credit.

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